Genetic Screening

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Name: Genetic Screening
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A new era for healthcare

Congratulations to Genomics England, Illumina, Wellcome Trust, Sanger Institute, MRC, NHS England: the launch of a new era for healthcare.In 1997, when we first set up the PHG Foundation there was much talk of the genetics ‘tsunami’ – a tidal wave that ... [Published PHG Foundation - 1 hour ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

The Reproductive Technology Quagmire

Following Western cultures’ devaluation of babies in the 1970s and 80s, babies became scarce and, consequently, desirable once again.  Now, any means used to make babies is seen as good, as long as pregnancy occurs at a convenient time.Some cannot conceive ... [Published American Thinker - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Looking for Alice

Grant Winner   This project was awarded a special cash grant by juror Corey Keller. Each of the five jury members selected one photographer from the Top 50 Emerging Talents to be awarded special distinction with a cash grant.From Juror Corey Keller:"Sian ... [Published Lens Culture - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Qatar growing as a hub for genetic medicine

A partnership between Illumina, Alliance Global and the Sidra Medical andResearch Centre  in Qatar will bring Illumina’s HiSeq X Ten Sequencing Technology to the Middle East and North Africa in a ‘first of its kind’ facility to help the region develop ... [Published PHG Foundation - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Looking for Alice

My daughter Alice, born with Downs Syndrome, is no different to any other human being. She feels what you and I feel. However, our society does not acknowledge this and her very existence is given little or no value. Alice has entered a world where ... [Published Lens Culture - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Monash Neuroscience Seminar: Molecular characterisation of neurodevelopmental disorders

from 3:00 pm — 4:00 pm Venue: Science Building 25, Lecture Theatre S4 Campus: Clayton Open to: All Cost: Free Website: http://www.med.monash.edu.au/psych/research/activities/seminars.html Categories: Description:Modern genetic screening ... [Published Monash University - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Test helps predict which children with kidney disease will respond to standard therapy

17:10, Diseases, Conditions, SyndromesA genetic screening test may help predict which patients with one of the most common childhood kidney diseases will respond to standard therapies. The test is described in a study appearing in an upcoming issue of ... [Published Medical Xpress - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

The Healthiest

Preimplantation genetic screening aims to ensure that healthy embryos are implanted during IVF, but critics say the process may decrease odds of becoming pregnant, the New York Times reports. read more ... [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Is pre-implantation genetic screening right for you?

When Alexis Sturgeon’s brother was 15 years old, he started having flu-like symptoms, vomiting, and problems thinking clearly. He was eventually diagnosed with a life-threatening condition known as ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency (OTC).OTC is a ... [Published FOXNews.com - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Proud parents urge HSE to fund genetic screening of embryos

A couple, who have had the first baby born in the Republic of Ireland following a technique to screen embryos for genetic conditions such as cystic fibrosis, have called for the procedure to be funded by the HSE to help couples anxious about having a ... [Published Irish Times - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Local clinic offers genetic screening for family planning

RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- The Nevada Center for Reproductive Medicine is holding a genetic screening day today for women 18-44 years of age and their partners.The screening will take place from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, July 9 at 645 Sierra Rose Drive ... [Published My News 4 - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Importance of Clinical Analysis in the New Era of Molecular Genetic Screening ∗

For the past 2 decades, a number of inherited cardiac arrhythmia syndromes have been shown to be linked to mutations in genes encoding cardiac ion channels or other membrane components. These include congenital and acquired long-QT syndrome (LQTS), Brugada ... [Published Journal of the American College of Cardiology - Jul 03 2014]

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"Sian Davey's work stood out for me on each pass through the submissions. Though her subject is intensely personal, the photographs, to me, transcend that specificity and tell a more universal narrative about love, childhood, and family that any viewer could understand. Davey's work has a rawness, a vulnerability that I responded to profoundly, and I appreciated the understatedness of her approach. In less capable hands, a similar project could have felt emotionally manipulative or even exploitative, but there is none of that here. Deeply felt without being sentimental, the work is at once tender and beautifully seen."
"By the time of the end of the Second World War,” said Haas, “eugenics was thoroughly discredited — millions [of Jews] had been exterminated in its name — but the study of genetics continued" leading to medical discoveries of genetic disorders...

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A new era for healthcare [Published PHG Foundation - 1 hour ago]
The Reproductive Technology Quagmire [Published American Thinker - 16 hours ago]
Familial Colorectal Cancer, Beyond Lynch Syndrome [Published General Medicine eJournal - 17 hours ago]
Looking for Alice [Published Lens Culture - Jul 31 2014]
Qatar growing as a hub for genetic medicine [Published PHG Foundation - Jul 31 2014]
A cultural ‘window of opportunity’ [Published Angelus The Tidings Online - Jul 30 2014]
Looking for Alice [Published Lens Culture - Jul 30 2014]
Under One Roof [Published Business West - Jul 29 2014]
Monash Neuroscience Seminar: Molecular characte... [Published Monash University - Jul 28 2014]
Team spots trigger for rare diarrheal disease i... [Published Health Canal - Jul 26 2014]
Genetic Test Helps Predict Which Children with ... [Published Newswise - Jul 24 2014]
Test helps predict which children with kidney d... [Published Medical Xpress - Jul 24 2014]
Illumina Tops Up FY14 Guidance [Published Bidness Etc - Jul 24 2014]
Safeguard Scientifics Announces Second Quarter ... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
Patent Issued for Spintronic Magnetic Nanoparti... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 24 2014]
Thermo Fisher Scientific reports 2Q results, ra... [Published Boston Globe - Jul 23 2014]
ERA can help overcome Repeated Implantation Fai... [Published APN News - Jul 23 2014]
Autism Shown to Be Related to Common Genetic Va... [Published The Guardian Express - Jul 23 2014]
How what you do can change your DNA [Published Metro Canada - Jul 22 2014]
HEALTHY DATES FOR JULY 21 [Published Macon Telegraph - Jul 21 2014]
Global Biochips and Microarrays Report 2014 - T... [Published Individual.com - Jul 18 2014]
Fundraiser in aid of William Rhodes appeal [Published York Press - Jul 18 2014]
Buying Bluebird's Blockbuster Potential at a Di... [Published TheStreet.com - Jul 17 2014]
Buying Bluebird's Blockbuster Potential at a Di... [Published The Street Latest - Jul 17 2014]
Brain Sodium Channels in Heart Linked to Sudden... [Published BioSpace - Jul 17 2014]
New tests for five-day-old embryos spark concerns [Published UCAN India - Jul 16 2014]
‘Liquid Biopsy’ Picks Up CTCs [Published Asian Scientist - Jul 15 2014]
New Summary: Management of beta thalassaemia in... [Published National Guideline Clearinghouse - Jul 14 2014]
The Healthiest [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Jul 14 2014]
PGS Array optimizes embryo screening for IVF. [Published ThomasNet - Jul 14 2014]
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The Healthiest [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Jul 14 2014]
Preimplantation genetic screening aims to ensure that healthy embryos are implanted during IVF, but critics say the process may decrease odds of becoming pregnant, the New York Times reports. read more ...
[tt] NYT: Fertility Clinics Scan for the Strong... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 13 2014]
Fertility Clinics Scan for the Strongest Embryo http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/12/health/fertility-clinics-scan-for-the-strongest-embryo.html By ANDREW POLLACKAnnika Levitt initially resisted the fertility clinic's suggestionthat only one embryo--rather ...
Advancing medicine, layer by layer [Published MIT News feed - Jul 01 2014]
Personalized cancer treatments and better bone implants could grow from techniques demonstrated by graduate students Stephen W. Morton and Nisarg J. Shah, who are both working in chemical engineering professor Paula Hammond's lab at MIT. Morton's work ...
Horizon Technology Finance Corp. closes $3 mln ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 01 2014]
Horizon Technology Finance Corporation has provided a $3 million venture loan to GenePeeks, Inc. , which focuses on genetic information based around reproductive risk prediction. GenePeeks will use the funding to support growth. Press Release Horizon ...
The CEHS 2014 poster winners [Published MIT News feed - May 14 2014]
The Center for Environmental Health Sciences (CEHS) at MIT held its annual poster session on May 9 at Morss Hall in the Walker Memorial Building. The session highlighted the work of the environmental health research communities of MIT and some of its ...
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